The Tallest Person in World Today

Nobody can deny nature. Everybody is naturally different from the other. As some persons are youngest some are younger or some are young. There are such people who are tall, some are taller, and some are the tallest.

Everyone possesses different Qualities but today we would like to focus on those people who are the tallest in the world whether they are poor or rich.

The tallest person who ever lived

tallest person in the world

The person that is tallest in our history was Robert Wadlow, he was born in Alton USA, and was known as “Alton Giant”. He grew up with a maximum height of 8 feet 11 inches approx. (2.27 meters).

In 1955, he was also famous for Guinness World records for the tallest person in the world. Robert was a health issue because of this he was the tallest person with a disease he called Hyperplasia of the pituitary gland, in this condition occurs excessive growth of hormones produced in his body.

A big international Shoe Company made custom-size shoes for Mr. Robert, he was too kind and gentle person traveling in the United States. ALAS! He passed away at the age of 22 year old.

Robert was blessed by God as a legendary Giant (height), he had about 47cm long feet (18.5 inches). His feet are equal to US size 37AA (UK size 36 and European size 75)- the largest feet ever in our history. The Alton Giant also has the largest hand ever measured by 12 inches.

What caused Robert’s extraordinary height?

It is because of hyperplasia of his pituitary gland. Mostly, this condition causes an abnormally high level of human growth hormones but he was fighting against that cause and never give up.

The tallest person in the world right now

The only admissible evidence of the true height of giants is that of the recent date made under impartial medical supervision.

As we know, Sultan Kosen born on 10 December 1982 is a Turkish farmer, he holds the Guinness World Record of the tallest person at this time living male at( 8 feet & 2.82 inches). He is listed as the tallest person living now in the world.

Top 5 Tallest persons in the World.

 Sr no. Name Life Height Country
 1Robert Wadlow(Alton Giant) 1918 – 1940 8 feet & 11 inches America
 2John Rogan1868 – 1905 8 feet & 9 inches USA
 3John Carroll1932 – 1969 8 feet & 8 inches America
 4Leonid Stadnyk1970 – 2014 8 feet & 5 inches Ukrainian
 5Trijntje Keever(Female)1616 – 1633 8 feet & 4 inches Europe

The tallest person in 2022

Sultan Kosen is the Tallest Turkish person that was listed as the Tallest Person in 2022. The man of Ethnic Kurdish descent was born in the village (of Alibey ) in the Mardin Province of Turkey. Kosen was not able to complete his study because of his height, he worked a part-time job as a farmer. Being a tall person he has the advantage of looking a great distance and helped his family to do domestic tasks like changing a light bulb and hanging curtains. He has some disadvantages like big hands and feet, and not being able to find clothes for his body. He has difficulty finding a car for traveling.

In 2010, Kosen get Gamma Knife treatment for his pituitary tumor at the University of Virginia Medical School as long as he was on medication to control his excessive levels of growth hormone.

In October 2013, Sultan Kosen married Syrian-born, who was 10 years younger than him. The main problem of their divorce was communication, He spokes Turkish but his wife spoke only Arabic. The main reason of their divorce was the language barrier

On 9 February  2011, Kosen was retraced by the Guinness World record of ( 8ft 2.25 inches ) which broke his previous record.

The tallest person  in 2023

A man named Brahim Takioullah holds the Guinness World Record for the World’s largest feet. He was born on January 26, 1982, in Guelmim, Morocco and he measured about 38.2 centimeters (1 foot 3 inches) in length.

Takioullah has a condition of macrodactyly which causes excessive growth in his feet. He has the talent to play wonderful music and plays the Gimbri, a traditional Moroccan instrument. This man is 246 cm tall and hails from the wealthy Guelmim region of Morocco (8 ft. 1 in.).

Last Updated on March 9, 2023

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